Known as the country’s ‘food bowl’, the region’s capacity for year-round crop production as well as permanent plantings is a major draw for institutional investors – both domestic and foreign.
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Annual returns for entitlements clocked in at 2% last year as wet weather dampened allocations prices.
The deal with Mexican plastics company Mexichem marks an exit for Permira IV, which invested €800m in Netafim in 2011.
The Dutch bank said that water conservation policies may drive Saudi companies to seek acquisitions, joint ventures and long-term supply contracts to meet demand for high-quality hay.
The funding will go towards increasing productivity through sustainable practices, ensuring food security, and promoting resilience and climate change mitigation.
The second real assets vehicle from the water-focused New York-headquartered firm has a $300m target.
The listed Australian alternatives manager has raised around A$180m for the fund, which will target water entitlements, irrigated farmland and integrated supply chain infrastructure.
Two Dutch government-linked entities have collaborated to provide a $4m loan supporting efforts of smallholder farmers in northern Nigeria to boost yields and adapt to climate change.
The Canadian pension giant says it “plans to build scale in US agriculture” having increased its agriculture exposure by more than 11% in a year.
In its quarterly agricultural outlook, Farmer Mac sounded a note of optimism on farmers’ net income and detailed recent conditions throughout in the US agricultural economy.